|Our Home Town: Levittown, Pa. - Unknown|
Advertising film presenting landmarks, businesses and people of a well-known Philadelphia suburb, one of the planned communities built by William Levitt & Sons.
Keywords: Levittown, Pa; Philadelphia, Pa; Suburbia
Downloads: 12,402 (4 reviews)
|Our Home Town: Doylestown, PA. - Shad E. Graham|
Advertising film presenting landmarks, businesses and people of a Philadelphia suburb.
Keywords: Philadelphia, Pa; Cities: U.S; Suburbia
Downloads: 8,245 (6 reviews)
|In the Suburbs - On Film, Inc.|
Thoughtfully made advertising sales promo film extolling 1950s suburbanites as citizens and consumers.
Keywords: Suburbia; Cold War; Consumerism
Downloads: 76,317 (25 reviews)
|[Redwood Estates Promotional Film] - Unknown|
Real estate promotional film from long before there was a Silicon Valley.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Silicon Valley; California: Redwood Estates; Suburbia
Downloads: 4,152 (3 reviews)
|New Neighbor - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Building a steel mill from scratch and a city for its workers (Levittown, Pa.).
Keywords: Metals: Steel: Steel Industry; Suburbia; Infrastructure: Construction
Downloads: 9,485 (2 reviews)
|According to Plan: The Story of Modern Sidewalls for the Homes of America - Handy (Jam) Organization|
The beauty and functionality of asbestos sidewalls. With a visit to Levittown, N.Y. and an interview with Norman Denny, vice president of materials for Levitt & Sons, builders. An excellent film on Fifties standardized building processes.
Keywords: Houses and homes; Minerals: Asbestos; Suburbia
Downloads: 14,339 (6 reviews)
|Quiet Revolution, The - Ford Motor Company, Tractor and Implement Division|
Shows how Ford earthmoving equipment helps the builders of Levittown, Pennsylvania achieve great economies of scale. With excellent images of home and infrastructure building.
Keywords: Suburbia; Levittown, Pa; Houses and homes
Downloads: 8,896 (5 reviews)
|Best Made Plans, The - Dallas Jones Productions|
Loving tribute to Saran plastic wrap as an indispensable household accessory.
Keywords: Materials: Plastics; Suburbia; Families: 1950s
Downloads: 12,174 (8 reviews)
|American Maker - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Relates how Americans build, from youth throughout life, by using their ingenuity not only in technological advancement but in everyday efforts by everyone.
Keywords: Chevrolet, industrial films, sponsored films, institutional advertising, automobiles, 1960s, suburbia
Downloads: 2,557 (1 review)
|Home Movie: PA100018: Beany's Drive-In, Long Beach, Calif., ca. 1952|
Activities at the newly opened Beany's drive-through fast food restaurant, Long Beach, California, 1952 or 1953.
Keywords: California; Long Beach; Los Angeles County; fast food; restaurants; food; car culture; automobiles; suburbia; hamburgers; youth
Downloads: 82,882 (3 reviews)